In the Garden

Trouble in Paradise

As I was watering my Grow Camp this morning, I noticed some trouble brewing in Squashville. If I'm not mistaken, this is blossom end rot. It's quite a bummer, because these squash were looking really good so far. I have a feeling this has to do with soil depletion (specifically calcium) where I planted them.… Continue reading Trouble in Paradise

In the Garden

Lettuce’s Last Call

I think this week will be the last harvest for my lettuce. It's big, full, floppy, and crying out to be put into a salad before it's way past its prime. My arugula has flowered, and while I still think its flavor is quite yummy, I think I will be harvesting that, too. Does anyone… Continue reading Lettuce’s Last Call

In the Garden

May Garden Goings On

Time for a garden update! Above: The Salad Bowl lettuce has been harvested. This space will wait for bush bean seeds in a few days. The arugula and "Gourmet Blend" lettuce is still going strong. I will be making a big salad tonight from some of it. Beyond it is the chard... It's really taken… Continue reading May Garden Goings On